Singer, Instrumentalist, and Songwriter Rhiannon Giddens | 2017 MacArthur Fellow
October 11, 2017 | MacArthur Fellows

Rhiannon Giddens is a singer, instrumentalist, and songwriter reclaiming African American contributions to folk and country music and bringing to light new connections between music from the past and the present.

The MacArthur Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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